Charges: Ex-boyfriend killed Edina woman in Minnesota, burned body in New Orleans

Charges: Ex-boyfriend killed Edina woman in Minnesota, burned body in New Orleans

Felony charge reveals chronic violence against the woman, and marriage of the suspect to another man.
West Metro
January 21

In Edina, claims of racism bring action

With Edina in a harsh spotlight, residents offer their take on bias and inequities.
West Metro
January 20

Video of Edina police officer confronting a black man goes viral

The man, stopped for walking in the street, demanded to know why the officer detained him. He was later charged with disorderly conduct.
West Metro
January 20

Ex-Lake Minnetonka Association executive director pleads guilty to stealing $50,000

A former executive director of the Lake Minnetonka Association pleaded guilty last week to stealing nearly $50,000 from two of the nonprofit's bank accounts.
West Metro
January 19

West metro police blotter, Jan. 21

CHANHASSEN JAN. 1 Underage consumption. Two 18-year-old men, four 17-year-old boys, two 17-year-old girls, three 16-year-old boys and two 16-year-old girls were cited for underage…
West Metro
January 19

West metro news briefs: Edina officials reopen the possibility of rooftop dining

City officials are considering whether to allow rooftop dining following a request by an incoming business. The City Council prohibited rooftop dining in 2011, concerned…
West Metro
January 19

For 45 years, the Allstadts have run the 'Nordstrom of the vacuum world' in Bloomington

The longevity of Al's Vacuum is a product of careful risk taking and loyal support from the community, they say.
West Metro
January 19

Rift in Carver County GOP causes chairman to quit

Denny Laufenburger chooses his nonpartisan mayorship over party politics.
Inspired
January 19

Chaska man bakes bread to share happiness and sustenance

What Chris Boles wants people — especially kids — to understand is that you can do amazing things with your own two hands. The heart often follows.
West Metro
January 19

The state officially changes Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska

The name change, approved by the DNR today, now has to be approved by the federal government. The department's decision follows resolutions passed by the Hennepin County Board and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
West Metro
January 18

Edina police say missing woman is dead and fugitive ex-boyfriend is suspect

Man jailed in Arkansas is wanted in girlfriend's disappearance.
Super Bowl LII
January 17

Big Game Big Give promises lavish Super Bowl party in Edina

Annual Big Game Big Give event attracts some of the world's biggest celebrities.
West Metro
January 16

Orono mayor and council warned after trimming of tree limbs on Big Island

Watershed officials said the city didn't follow a Big Island preservation plan.
West Metro
January 15
Sounds of Blackness provided the musical inspiration for the annual breakfast, this year at the refurbished Armory in downtown Minneapolis.

'So much left undone': MLK Day events look to King's legacy to build future dreams

Speakers in Minneapolis, and later in the morning at a celebration of King's birthday organized by Gov. Mark Dayton's office in St. Paul, echoed his message of honesty, unity and hope for racial progress and equality.
West Metro
January 15

St. Louis Park students look to build 'Nest' for themselves as a place to decompress

St. Louis Park students raise funds for a coffee shop away from school.
West Metro
January 15

Mom fears worst for missing Edina woman; boyfriend jailed

Her ex-boyfriend is still being held in Arkansas jail.
West Metro
January 15

Driver crosses into path of SUV in southwest metro and is killed

The collision occurred late Saturday afternoon west of Chaska.
West Metro
January 13
Students walk to board a school bus nicknamed "the secret bus," since ...

Open enrollment keeps students, resources flowing into Minnetonka

Minnetonka school officials criticized on two fronts: Race and numbers.
West Metro
January 13

3 wounded in shooting at Comfort Inn in Bloomington

The men, from Chicago, had planned to meet in the hotel parking lot, police say.
West Metro
January 13

Twin Cities' unlikely experience with landslides gets attention in Washington

Emergency management director spoke to lawmakers about the area's response after several incidents in recent years.
Super Bowl LII
January 13

Justin Timberlake to party at Prince's Paisley Park during Super Bowl week

Tickets are already listed as sold-out for an American Express party at Prince's place on Feb. 1.